Download E-books Atlantic Afterlives in Contemporary Fiction: The Oceanic Imaginary in Literature since the Information Age (The New Urban Atlantic) PDF

By Ahlberg

Atlantic Afterlives in modern Fiction bargains clean readings of what has been known as 'transatlantic literature'. In chosen 20th- and twenty-first-century texts it discovers a shift from oceanic, place-based wisdom to an atmospheric, placeless move of knowledge. Consonant with the displacements of the knowledge Age, this publication reads modern narrative because it imagines and navigates trendy digital areas. an enormous end of the e-book is that highbrow assets are finite and will be used sustainably. therefore, arguing opposed to a traditional comparative technique, this ebook proposes interpreting practices that withstand the tendency towards an oversupply of remodeled literary contexts that turns out bent on matching the achieve of the area large net. in its place, the e-book reimagines position as a convention within the approach it's communicated and narrated. eventually, this booklet empowers the reader to reimagine a destiny for narrative within the details Age.

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Download E-books Bordering on Obsession PDF

By Susan Kearney

Only one evening. that is all it is going to take to meet Maggie Miller's starvation for her boss, motion picture genius Quinn Scott. yet how can she get him into her mattress, while Quinn sees her simply as his ever-efficient secretary? Then a masquerade occasion on his calendar offers her a depraved suggestionâ ¦. A blue gown, a feathered masks, a French accessory. whilst Maggie places them on, she turns into a special girl. an individual shockingly daring, wickedly horny. anyone Quinn can't, won't withstandâ ¦ After spending the main wonderful evening of her lifestyles in Quinn's fingers, Maggie realizes she's miscalculated. One evening is not approximately sufficient. And given Quinn's frenzied makes an attempt to discover the identification of his secret woman, he is received it simply as badly.

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Download E-books Contemporary Italian Narrative and 1970s Terrorism: Stranger than Fact (Italian and Italian American Studies) PDF

This e-book is set literary representations of the either left- and right-wing Italian terrorism of the Seventies through modern Italian authors. In delivering distinct analyses of the numerous modern novels that experience terrorism in both their foreground or history, it deals a “take” on postmodern narrative practices that's substitute to and extra confident than the hugely severe review of Italian postmodernism that has characterised a few sectors of present Italian literary feedback. It explores how modern Italian writers have built narrative ideas that let them to symbolize the fraught adventure of Italian terrorism within the Nineteen Seventies. In its conclusions, the ebook means that to satisfy the problem of illustration posed by way of terrorism fiction instead of truth is the writer’s ally and most advantageous software.

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Download E-books Kiss Lonely Goodbye PDF

By Lynn Emery

There’s not anything Marcus Reed hates greater than the pretentiousness of higher category humans. And he’s bought a chip on his shoulders the dimensions of Mt. Rushmore by way of Black American Princesses specifically, girls who position extra price on what a guy wears and owns instead of his personality. He’s a profitable, useful and no-nonsense brother who's the vp of summer time safety, and he’s subsequent in line for CEO. So while Nicole Summers Benoit inherits her Uncle Hosea’s ecocnomic defense enterprise and is termed chairman, Marcus is livid and he feels betrayed by means of Uncle Hosea. He in short considers resigning. as a substitute he comes to a decision his revenge should be staying round lengthy adequate to determine Nicole fall on her face. Then he'll choose up the items from the mess she’s made and shape his personal corporation utilizing the summer season buyer checklist. It’s an ideal plan until eventually they begin operating together….

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Download E-books Aspen Gold PDF

By Janet Dailey

The writer of competitors and Heiress dazzles back with a modern tale of a lady torn among love and repute. gifted actress package Masters returns domestic to settle her father's property and realizes she needs to make a choice from her occupation and a guy she has no longer visible for ten years--the guy she nonetheless loves. Teaser bankruptcy of Dailey's imminent hardcover, Tangled Vines. HC: Little, Brown.

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Download E-books The Willows at Christmas PDF

By William Horwood

Toad, Mole, Ratty and Badger go back once again in a brand new story of the River financial institution from the bestselling writer of The Willows in wintry weather, Toad effective and The Willows and past. * The stories of the Willows series -- during which William Horwood again to the idyllic surroundings of The Wind within the Willows and taken again Kenneth Grahame's much-loved characters in 3 brand-new tales -- has been a notable good fortune tale. * it all started in 1993, with the Sunday instances bestseller The Willows in iciness, which straight away stuck the mind's eye of the studying public and was once made right into a full-length lively movie. The sequence persisted with Toad victorious in 1995 and The Willows and past in 1996. * Now, within the Willows at Christmas, William Horwood has created a compelling new story that occurs after the occasions within the Wind within the Willows yet prior to The Willows in wintry weather. The twelve days of Christmas are quick impending and Mole is making plans to get pleasure from each of them together with his River financial institution associates. So while the generally joyful Mr Toad despairs on the arrival of Mrs Ffleshe, a relatively impossibly impolite residence visitor, Mole needs to focus on it. however the plan he hatches with Ratty, Badger and Otter to rescue Toad is going horribly mistaken. With the chance of Christmas in gaol and an ordeal for capital offences quickly to keep on with, Mole should work flat out if he's to salvage whatever of the Christmas spirit for his friends...'Lovers of The Wind within the Willows will suppose at domestic and may giggle much with sheer pleasure.' the days at the Willows in wintry weather 'The previous pals are only as they continually were.' day-by-day Telegraph at the Willows in wintry weather

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Download E-books A Dangerous Love (The DeWarenne Dynasty) PDF

By Brenda Joyce

A harmful OBSESSION Torn from his Romany mother's hands as a small boy, Viscount Emilian St. Xavier has spent an entire life ignoring the whispers of gypsy that stick with him in all places. A nobleman with wealth, energy and privilege, he doesn't care what the gadjos imagine. but if the Romany come to Derbyshire with information of his mother's homicide by the hands of a mob, his global implodes. And Ariella de Warenne is the precise item for his lust and revenge.…

A risky ardour Ariella de Warenne's background assures her a spot in right society, even though as an intensive and self reliant philosopher she scorns her friends' frivolous ambitions within the Ton, type and marriage. until eventually a Roma camp arrives at Rose Hill, and he or she reveals herself interested in their charismatic chief, Emilian. even if he warns her away, threatening that he intends to seduce and wreck her, she can't refuse him. For Ariella is simply as made up our minds to struggle for his or her risky love…

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